FIELD AIDE MEMOIRE OP DELIVERANCE
RIGHT OF SELF DEFENCE - Every soldier has the right to take all
necessary and appropriate action for self-defence.
MINIMUM FORCE - Only the minimum degree of force required to deal
with the situation shall be used.
HOSTILE FORCES - Any individual, force or terrorist group, whether
civilian, paramilitary or military that has committed a hostile act or
demonstrated hostile intent.
HOSTILE ACT - An opposing force commits a hostile act when
attacking or otherwise using armed force against Canadian Forces, Canadian
Citizens, coalition forces, relief personnel, relief material, distribution
sites, convoys, or noncombatants.
HOSTILE INTENT - Hostile intent is the threat of imminent use of
force against Canadian Forces, Canadian Citizens, coalition forces, relief
personnel, relief material, distribution sites, convoys, or noncombatants.
TERRORIST ATTACKS - Terrorist attacks are usually undertaken by
civilian or paramilitary personnel in which a definition of hostile act or
hostile intent apply.
GRADUATED RESPONSE. (The level of response to be exercised initially will depend
on the situation, as common sense dictates.)
warning (verbal, visual);
- minimum force (manoeuvre, physical restraint);
- warning shot; and
- deadly force (use of firearms or crew served weapon.)
USE OF DEADLY FORCE PERMITTED FOR
- Self Defence.
- Defence of Coalition member.
- Defence of relief personnel and supplies.
- Defence of Noncombatants.